Book Review: Tumble & Fall by Alexandra Couttson September 17, 2013 at 9:35 am
Author: Alexandra Coutts
|Book Rating: 3/5|
|Bottom Line: The Predictable Storyline Left Me Wanting More.|
The world is living in the shadow of oncoming disaster. An asteroid is set to strike the earth in just one week’s time; catastrophe is unavoidable. The question isn’t how to save the world—the question is, what to do with the time that’s left? Against this stark backdrop, three island teens wrestle with intertwining stories of love, friendship and family—all with the ultimate stakes at hand.
Alexandra Coutts’s TUMBLE & FALL is a powerful story of courage, love, and hope at the end of the world.
The characters are very similar at the same time, so it’s not as if you are following around someone in Paris and another in New York, they aren’t that distinctly different. This also makes them a bit unforgettable and there were no characters I latched on to. For a story about death and destruction of the world, there was a lack of emotion for me. Many of the characters just went on with life as if it were a day off from work or school, which felt like an odd choice and not one I could relate to. Without having the surprise and twists and turns that make many stories enjoyable, due to the predictable ending of this book, I think it makes it harder to pick up to read.
Book Received: For free from publisher in exchange for an honest review